New Delhi, Feb 1: In a historic move, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday made the roster of the Supreme Court judges public. The roster shows the allocation of cases to Supreme court judges. The development comes days after four judges of the apex court had raised questions over the allocation of cases of national and constitutional importance. They had alleged that CJI Misra, also the master of the roster, was allocating cases to the preferred benches. [Also read: Justice Loya Death Case: SC Transfers Petitions to Itself, Bars Courts From Hearing Cases] Also Read - Deadlock Continues as Centre-farmers Talks Remain Inconclusive, Next Meet on Jan 19

In a letter, Justice Kurien Joseph along Justice Chelameswar, Justice Madan Lokur and Justice Ranjan Gogoi of the apex court alleged that Dipak Misra was allotting the cases, having resounding implications, to preferred benches in an arbitrary manner. They added that the administration of the top court is not in order and it is seriously challenging the institutional integrity. [Also read: Caste Determined by Birth, Can’t be Changed After Marriage: Supreme Court] Also Read - Breaking News January 15 Updates

The press conference created an uproar in corridors of power. Commenting the crisis, Attorney general K K Venugopal said the issue will be resolved by Monday.“Let’s hope everything works out very well. I am sure everything will be settled,” said Venugopal. He added that the conference could have been avoided and issue must have resolved internally. [Also read: CJI Dipak Misra Meets 4 Rebel Judges, Discusses Possible Solutions] Also Read - Farmers Protest: BKU Leader Recuses From SC Panel, 9th Round of Talks With Centre Today | Key Points